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Quail cages over a backyard pond?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by wcprejean, Dec 15, 2015.

  1. wcprejean

    wcprejean Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi , just wondering if anyone has tried putting their quail cages over the water, I have a one acre pond and thought it might be cool to put e few quail cages along the dock , covered of course , to allow their poop to just fall in the water.. I'm only talking about 2 dozen quail , does anyone have any ideas on this ? Any help would be appreciated
    Bill
     
  2. dc3085

    dc3085 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Be the same as pouring nitrogen based fertilizer straight into the water. If there is anything in that water you want to live i wouldnt.
     
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  3. JetCat

    JetCat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    quail poop is no more harmful to the water then duck/crane/otter/beaver/fish/turtle/snake/etc... poop. with 2 dozen quail over an acre pond you'd likely never see any adverse effects, worse case may be a little algae bloom during extreme heat weather.
     
  4. wcprejean

    wcprejean Out Of The Brooder

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    thx!
     
  5. JetCat

    JetCat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You're welcome.
     

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